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Isaiah 1:26


I will reestablish honest judges as in former times, wise advisers as in earlier days. 1  Then you will be called, ‘The Just City, Faithful Town.’”


Nu 12:3; Nu 16:15; 1Sa 12:2-5; Isa 1:21; Isa 32:1,2; Isa 60:17,18; Isa 60:21; Isa 62:1; Jer 31:23; Jer 33:7,15-17; Eze 34:23,24; Eze 37:24,25; Eze 45:8; Zep 3:9,13; Zec 8:8; Re 21:27

NET © Notes

tn Heb “I will restore your judges as in the beginning; and your counselors as in the beginning.” In this context, where social injustice and legal corruption are denounced (see v. 23), the “judges” are probably government officials responsible for making legal decisions, while the “advisers” are probably officials who helped the king establish policies. Both offices are also mentioned in 3:2.

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